Have you recently declared a climate emergency? Are you struggling to know what to do next?
A beginner’s guide to climate reporting and goal setting: For the climate declarations to be credible and drive real change most effectively; transparency, data-driven planning and effective monitoring and reporting are key. Gathering and understanding information about the current situation for your area will give your constituents confidence in the ambition and effectiveness of your actions. High quality data will support public engagement; business and investment decisions and will ensure that you are able to target your actions towards the most significant sources of emissions and deliver the highest reductions.
Presenters from Ricardo:
Dr. Rose Bailey has supported nearly 20 cities through the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, to update and report their GHG inventory to meet the new international city GHG standard (the GPC) and verified their compliance with the Compact of Mayors. Rose has also produced emission calculation and reporting tools, and written guidance on city-level GHG emission inventories, and supported the World Bank on their 'City Climate Planner Certificate Program', including instructing the pilot workshop and developing the training programme content.
Nicola Webb has worked on the UK’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory for over twelve years, previously managing the team which reported the UK’s emissions to the UNFCCC and the EU each year. Within this work, she has also managed sub-national emissions reporting; building and improving emissions statistics which feed into UK Carbon Budgets and other policy support. Nicola now supports city and national governments in developing and improving their climate reporting systems.